New training dates

 
Derbyshire county council have commissioned Harmless to deliver half day Mental health awareness sessions for staff and volunteers from a broad range of statutory, community and voluntary sector organisations, working within Derbyshire county (excluding city).
 
Please note that you must work with people in Derbyshire county in order to meet the eligibility criteria for this free training session.
 
Upcoming December dates
Tuesday 03/12/19 – Mental Health Awareness Training 13:00-17:00 (Amber Valley, Ripley)
Thursday 05/12/19- Mental Health Awareness Training 09:00-13:00 (South Derbyshire, Melbourne)
Monday 09/12/19 – Mental Health Awareness Training 13:00-17:00 (North East Derbyshire, Stretton)
 
Learning Outcomes
 
• The continuum of mental health and dual axis model
• Signs and symptoms of mental health problems
• Prevalence of mental health problems
• Populations at higher risk
• Protective and risk factors
• Impact of mental health problems
• Stigma and discrimination
• Approaches to incorporate into own practice in order to support interaction
• Resources and services available both nationally and locally (Derbyshire)
 
To register your interest please visit our Eventbrite page – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/harmless-lets-talk-training-14795237737

Last chance for tickets

This Christmas we are holding a special raffle to raise vital funds to keep our life saving services running.

All the money raised goes directly towards helping us provide a range of services including support, information, training and consultancy to people who self harm and/or have suicidal thoughts, their friends and families and professionals.

Every pound that is donated through the purchase of a raffle ticket will directly be used to provide life saving support.

Ticket sales will close at the end of the day on Sunday 8th December 2019 with the draw to take place on Monday 9th December 2019.  Please make sure you include a phone number and email address so that we can contact you if you win.

Each £1 raffle ticket purchased equals to one entry.

For tickets click here

  1. VIP paintball experience tickets (10 tickets including equipment hire, 100 balls pp, snacks and access to leading venue)
  2. 30 minute studio session voucher including framed8x10 print from Captcha Photography
  3. A bottle of Burleighs gin
  4. A bottle of Southern comfort
  5. £10 M&S voucher
  6. JoJo Mamon Bebe gift card
  7. You are brave – Illustration print
  8. 3 handmade cards from Faye Stevens designs
  9. Lego Star Wars – Han Solo
  10. Silicon flexible roll up piano
  11. PS3 Game – Little Big Planet
  12. Jellyfish Aquarian mood light
  13. Heatable lavender soft toy penguin
  14. Heatable lavender soft toy cat
  15. Glitter Babes make your own pom-pom charms
  16. Insulated football themed lunch box with sports bottle
  17. 2 in 1 ballpoint pen and iTouch pen stylus

We wish you the best of luck in the draw!

From Harm to Hope

From Harm to Hope

Theme – Apathy: The growing need for us to listen to our ‘hysterical’ women.

Friday 28th February 2020

£100 per delegate place

(£90 Early bird rate end on 30th November, tickets will be £100 thereafter. Tickets must be booked and paid for to qualify for the Early Bird rate)

As a third sector organisation, we appreciate the barriers that many professionals face when accessing CPD opportunities. We are proud to offer  reduced ticket prices to ensure those who support people bereaved by suicide can improve their skills and knowledge in a more affordable way. Some things are more important than just making money.  

Conference details:

The theme of our conference is Apathy: The growing need for us to listen to our ‘hysterical’ women. 

The theme of this conference in response to the shocking rise in female suicides. Rates for females’ ages 10-24 has seen the most significant increase with deaths at 3.3 per 100,000 females in the UK.

Research is telling us that whilst men are the most at risk group to die by suicide, the rate of deaths by women are increasing at shocking rate, and Harmless in response have themed our conference around this.

Join us to explore:  Apathy, The growing need for us to listen to our ‘hysterical’ women. With presentations and workshops around trauma, personality disorder, self harm, domestic abuse and eating disorders we hope the day will respond time the needs of women, firmly and positively.

This exciting new event will bring together private, public, voluntary and community sector organisations, individuals with lived experience of self harm and suicide prevention and practitioners & academics within the field in an ethos of joint working and shared experience.

Our conference is themed around five strategic areas:

  • Collaborative partnership
  • Service user representation
  • Effective practice
  • Driving change
  • Overcoming stigma and discrimination

Delegates can expect to take away from the conference a range of knowledge, inspiration and practical applications for the implementation in real life personal and professional situations. Learning from some of the leaders in the field, delegates will have access to interactive sessions that can drive change in the field of self harm and suicide prevention.

 

Confirmed Sessions:

Perinatal Mental Health

Trauma

Personality Disorder

Menopause

Domestic Abuse

Easting Disorders

Autism

Venue:

The conference will be held at the specialist conference venue in the heart of Nottingham, The Nottingham Conference Centre at Nottingham Trent University. For directions please click here

Where can I find more information?

If you would like more information about the forthcoming conference, then please email admin@harmless.org.uk

Or speak directly to a member of our team on0115 880 0280

‘A Harmless Christmas-Beer’ now available!

‘A Harmless Christmas Beer’ is now available from the Nags head and 50p from the sale of each pint will be donated to Harmless & The Tomorrow Project services.
 
We would like to say a massive thank you to Kelly Stackhouse, The Nag’s Head and Lenton Lane Brewery for their fantastic support…
 
Have a very merry Christmas all 🤶☃️ enjoy this wonderful treat knowing it will help us save lives!
 

Selling fast!

This Christmas we are holding a special raffle to raise vital funds to keep our life saving services running.

All the money raised goes directly towards helping us provide a range of services including support, information, training and consultancy to people who self harm and/or have suicidal thoughts, their friends and families and professionals.

Every pound that is donated through the purchase of a raffle ticket will directly be used to provide life saving support.

Ticket sales will close at the end of the day on Sunday 8th December 2019 with the draw to take place on Monday 9th December 2019.  Please make sure you include a phone number and email address so that we can contact you if you win.

Each £1 raffle ticket purchased equals to one entry.

For tickets click here

  1. VIP paintball experience tickets (10 tickets including equipment hire, 100 balls pp, snacks and access to leading venue)
  2. 30 minute studio session voucher including framed8x10 print from Captcha Photography
  3. A bottle of Burleighs gin
  4. A bottle of Southern comfort
  5. £10 M&S voucher
  6. JoJo Mamon Bebe gift card
  7. You are brave – Illustration print
  8. 3 handmade cards from Faye Stevens designs
  9. Lego Star Wars – Han Solo
  10. Silicon flexible roll up piano
  11. PS3 Game – Little Big Planet
  12. Jellyfish Aquarian mood light
  13. Heatable lavender soft toy penguin
  14. Heatable lavender soft toy cat
  15. Glitter Babes make your own pom-pom charms
  16. Insulated football themed lunch box with sports bottle
  17. 2 in 1 ballpoint pen and iTouch pen stylus

We wish you the best of luck in the draw!

A Harmless Christmas Beer – At the Nag’s Head in East Leake

A very special Christmas beer will be on sale from Saturday 30th November 2019, in aid of Harmless.

‘A Harmless Christmas Beer’ from the Nags head will donate 50p from the sale of each pint to Harmless & The Tomorrow Project.

We would like to say a massive thank you to Kelly Stackhouse, The Nag’s Head and Lenton Lane Brewery for their fantastic support…

From Harm to Hope

From Harm to Hope

Theme – Apathy: The growing need for us to listen to our ‘hysterical’ women.

Friday 28th February 2020

£90 per delegate place

(£90 Early bird rate end on 30th November, tickets will be £100 thereafter. Tickets must be booked and paid for to qualify for the Early Bird rate)

As a third sector organisation, we appreciate the barriers that many professionals face when accessing CPD opportunities. We are proud to offer  reduced ticket prices to ensure those who support people bereaved by suicide can improve their skills and knowledge in a more affordable way. Some things are more important than just making money.  

Conference details:

The theme of our conference is Apathy: The growing need for us to listen to our ‘hysterical’ women. 

The theme of this conference in response to the shocking rise in female suicides. Rates for females’ ages 10-24 has seen the most significant increase with deaths at 3.3 per 100,000 females in the UK.

Research is telling us that whilst men are the most at risk group to die by suicide, the rate of deaths by women are increasing at shocking rate, and Harmless in response have themed our conference around this.

Join us to explore:  Apathy, The growing need for us to listen to our ‘hysterical’ women. With presentations and workshops around trauma, personality disorder, self harm, domestic abuse and eating disorders we hope the day will respond time the needs of women, firmly and positively.

This exciting new event will bring together private, public, voluntary and community sector organisations, individuals with lived experience of self harm and suicide prevention and practitioners & academics within the field in an ethos of joint working and shared experience.

Our conference is themed around five strategic areas:

  • Collaborative partnership
  • Service user representation
  • Effective practice
  • Driving change
  • Overcoming stigma and discrimination

Delegates can expect to take away from the conference a range of knowledge, inspiration and practical applications for the implementation in real life personal and professional situations. Learning from some of the leaders in the field, delegates will have access to interactive sessions that can drive change in the field of self harm and suicide prevention.

 

Confirmed Sessions:

Perinatal Mental Health

Trauma

Personality Disorder

Menopause

Domestic Abuse

Easting Disorders

Autism

Venue:

The conference will be held at the specialist conference venue in the heart of Nottingham, The Nottingham Conference Centre at Nottingham Trent University. For directions please click here

Where can I find more information?

If you would like more information about the forthcoming conference, then please email admin@harmless.org.uk

Or speak directly to a member of our team on0115 880 0280

Raffle tickets

This Christmas we are holding a special raffle to raise vital funds to keep our life saving services running.

All the money raised goes directly towards helping us provide a range of services including support, information, training and consultancy to people who self harm and/or have suicidal thoughts, their friends and families and professionals.

Every pound that is donated through the purchase of a raffle ticket will directly be used to provide life saving support.

Ticket sales will close at the end of the day on Sunday 8th December 2019 with the draw to take place on Monday 9th December 2019.  Please make sure you include a phone number and email address so that we can contact you if you win.

Each £1 raffle ticket purchased equals to one entry.

For tickets click here

  1. VIP paintball experience tickets (10 tickets including equipment hire, 100 balls pp, snacks and access to leading venue)
  2. 30 minute studio session voucher including framed8x10 print from Captcha Photography
  3. A bottle of Burleighs gin
  4. A bottle of Southern comfort
  5. £10 M&S voucher
  6. JoJo Mamon Bebe gift card
  7. You are brave – Illustration print
  8. 3 handmade cards from Faye Stevens designs
  9. Lego Star Wars – Han Solo
  10. Silicon flexible roll up piano
  11. PS3 Game – Little Big Planet
  12. Jellyfish Aquarian mood light
  13. Heatable lavender soft toy penguin
  14. Heatable lavender soft toy cat
  15. Glitter Babes make your own pom-pom charms
  16. Insulated football themed lunch box with sports bottle
  17. 2 in 1 ballpoint pen and iTouch pen stylus

We wish you the best of luck in the draw!

New and FREE training dates

Derbyshire county council have commissioned Harmless to deliver half day Mental health awareness sessions for staff and volunteers from a broad range of statutory, community and voluntary sector organisations, working within Derbyshire county (excluding city).
 
Please note that you must work with people in Derbyshire county in order to meet the eligibility criteria for this free training session.
 
Upcoming December dates
Tuesday 03/12/19 – Mental Health Awareness Training 13:00-17:00 (Amber Valley, Ripley)
Thursday 05/12/19- Mental Health Awareness Training 09:00-13:00 (South Derbyshire, Melbourne)
Monday 09/12/19 – Mental Health Awareness Training 13:00-17:00 (North East Derbyshire, Stretton)
 
Learning Outcomes
 
• The continuum of mental health and dual axis model
• Signs and symptoms of mental health problems
• Prevalence of mental health problems
• Populations at higher risk
• Protective and risk factors
• Impact of mental health problems
• Stigma and discrimination
• Approaches to incorporate into own practice in order to support interaction
• Resources and services available both nationally and locally (Derbyshire)
 
To register your interest please visit our Eventbrite page – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/harmless-lets-talk-training-14795237737

A HUGE thank you to Co-op staff and members for raising £4,464.95!!!

For over a year we have been supported by the Co-op Local Community Fund, where wonderful staff and customers have generously donated to our service. Over the year they have managed to raise an enormous total of £4,464.95!

£4,464.95 will provide:

109 support sessions to individuals at risk of ending their life by suicide.

5 talks in schools to support young people in understanding mental health, raising awareness and breaking stigma.

1 day course training 24 people in suicide prevention and equipping them with the skills to save live; training 24 people has a reach of 144 people who are directly benefited by this delivery.

Thank you to everyone who supported Harmless during the Co-op Local Community Fund, we are very grateful #LIFESAVERS

You can take a look at our cause’s page via this link: https://membership.coop.co.uk/causes/19362